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#EEDay2016 Was a Chance to Celebrate our Silent Superhero

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Disclaimer: If you’re here to read about the latest cool and sexy innovation in the energy industry, you’re going to be disappointed.

I’m not going to talk about Elon Musk’s newest adventures in electric vehicles (or trips to Mars) or the latest groundbreaking efforts of New York’s Reforming the Energy Vision proceeding. Instead, I’m going to spend the next 600 words praising energy efficiency – the...

REED Renderings Issue #2: The PJM Interconnection Generation Capacity Auction

Welcome to the second issue of REED Renderings where we bring our readers attention to interesting trends in REED data and the stories behind those trends in the context of relevant events. In this issue, we discuss the recent PJM Interconnection generation...

The Policy Tracker: August 2016

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With summer in full swing and the mercury rising almost as high as system loads, now is the perfect time for a brief review of the latest in energy efficiency policies and proceedings throughout the region. We’re closely monitoring New York’s CEAC processes, while also keeping an eye on key regulatory...

Reflecting on the History of Energy Efficiency, While Looking to the Future

It’s been 20 years since utility companies, policymakers and efficiency leaders got together to form what would become “the Northeast Energy Efficiency Partnerships” (NEEP). In 2016, as we navigate a period of rapid change in the energy landscape, NEEP looks back on the maturation of efficiency and how far the nation, the region and the industry have come in embracing efficiency as a resource that can help enable the energy...

Can Maryland Hold the Line on its Commitments to Energy Efficiency?

In a move that positioned Maryland as a national leader on energy efficiency, last June the Maryland Public Service Commission issued an Order extending the state’s successful EmPOWER Maryland programs while also directing program administrators to develop comprehensive gas...

The Policy Tracker: May 2016

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Spring has sprung, and it’s time for the latest edition of NEEP’s Policy Tracker. We’re closely watching Maryland’s EmPOWER proceedings after indications of a possible rollback of efficiency programs, while positive developments on the regulatory front are moving New Hampshire and Delaware closer to full program implementation. Read on for more…

The Policy Tracker: March 2016

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While some may view it as “the winter that wasn’t,” early 2016 in fact hosted a flurry of energy efficiency program approvals and policy shakeups, both at the state and federal level.

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A Look at the Valuable Investment of Energy Efficiency

This post was written by Liz Gamache, Director of Efficiency Vermont, and was ...

Next-Generation Utility Programs: How M&V 2.0 is Enabling a “Negawatt” Market

This post was written by Ellen Franconi, PhD who is a manager at the Rocky Mountain Institute.